Job Details
  • Reference394170A_1655447272
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted18 days ago
  • ConsultantLeanne Porter

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a APS3 Administration Officer on a contract for 24 months.

Position Description

Within the Administration function an APS3 Administration Officer is accountable under limited direction to perform and achieve straightforward procedural, operational, administrative and business support work within an integrated workforce. They are accountable to understand and comply with relevant legislative frameworks, government decision-making and Defence's mission and policies requirements.

An APS3 Administration Officer will work established priorities and procedures, while exercising some autonomy about how their work is performed. They may prioritise and manage their workflow and produce work that is subject to routine monitoring by more senior Defence employees. They may undertake specialist, procedural, clerical, administrative support or operational tasks including some basic research and analysis activities to support their work unit. The work may have an element of complexity.

An APS3 Administration Officer may be required to provide some limited supervision and support to Defence employees at lower classifications, as well as providing on-the-job training to team members.

The APS3 Administration Officer may be required to liaise and apply standard procedures to meet stakeholder requirements and achieve work unit and Defence outcomes. They will be accountable to contribute towards ongoing self-improvement and professional development.

Position Objectives and Duty Statement

We are seeking a suitably qualified applicant who is able to demonstrate their ability to:

  • Perform straightforward tasks that support the delivery of procedural, operational, administrative and business support activities across Defence.
  • Respond to straightforward operational, procedural, administrative and business support enquiries and maintain accurate records and files in accordance with relevant Defence work practices, procedures and policies.
  • Acquire and apply the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to provide advice and services for a range of straightforward operational, procedural, administrative and business support activities.
  • Clarify and apply an understanding of Defence's corporate requirements including relevant legislation, established principles, work practices and procedures necessary to achieve work area outcomes.
  • Build and sustain relationships with team members, stakeholders and actively participate in team work and group activities.
  • Listen to internal and external stakeholders and respond under limited direction to changes in stakeholder needs and expectations to achieve outcomes.
  • Collect and consolidate data and information and provide assistance in the preparation of written submissions, reports and other correspondence for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Select the appropriate course of action to progress work to meet business objectives, seek advice and guidance on more complex issues.
  • Understand the operational, technical and resources requirements of a task and assist in the coordination, delivery and reporting of that task.

Security Clearance

Baseline Security Clearance , or ability to obtain

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.